Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti was the fifth President of Iraq, serving in this capacity from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003. A leading member of the revolutionary Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party, and later, the Baghdad-based Ba'ath Party and its regional organization Ba'ath Party – Iraq Region—which espoused Ba'athism, a mix of Arab nationalism and socialism—Saddam played a key role in the 1968 coup that brought the party to power in Iraq. Wikipedia*
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Saddam Hussein has 16 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1990 Broadcast. The year with the most videos was 2003 with seven videos. Most appearances with Rizgar Mohammed Amin (3). Most common tags: Hussein, Saddam, Iraq, Iraq War (03/19/03-05/01/03.